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Total Households in China (2010 – 2021, Million)

  • China had 474 million households in 2021 
  • Number of households in China increased by 0.9% on a year-on-year basis in 2021
  • Between 2010-2021, the number of households in China increased by 18.2%

China: Number of Households

Number of Households in China

China had 474 million households in 2021. The indicator recorded a year-on-year increase of 0.9% in 2021. Between 2010 and 2021, the indicator increased by 18.2%. The number of households in China was highest in the year 2021 and lowest in the year 2010, between 2010 and 2021.

Number of households refers to the total number of households in a country. A household is a group of persons who share the same living accommodation, who pool some, or all, of their income and wealth and who consume certain types of goods and services collectively, mainly housing and food.

Number of Households: Global Scenario

According to GlobalData, the countries that had the highest number of households in 2021 include China, India, the United States, Brazil, Indonesia, Russia, Japan, Nigeria, Germany, and Bangladesh.

Countries with the lowest number of households in 2021 include San Marino, Liechtenstein, Bermuda, Maldives, Belize, Bahamas, Iceland, Comoros and Bhutan.

Between 2010 and 2021, the Republic of the Congo, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Gabon, and Kuwait were some of the countries with the highest growth in the number of households. Moldova, Serbia, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Slovakia, Lithuania and Romania were some of the countries with the lowest growth between 2010 and 2021.

The majority of all the countries globally are seeing an increasing rise in the number of households. Rising population, increasing one-person living per house trend, and changing family structure are impacting the increasing number of households in a region.

Average Household Size in China

China had an average household size of 2.98 people in 2021. The indicator recorded a year-on-year decline of 0.7% in 2021. Between 2010 and 2021, the indicator decreased by 10.8%. The average household size in China was highest in the year 2010 and lowest in the year 2021, between 2010 and 2021.

 

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